Blockchain Technology News
Third Centra Tech Founder Pleads Guilty to ICO Fraud
U.S. prosecutors have secured a guilty plea from Sohrab Sharma, a co-founder of the Centra Tech initial coin offering (ICO) fraud.
10 top distributed apps (dApps) for blockchain
Imagine an application that doesn’t run on one server but harnesses the excess power of thousands of computers globally and that can be controlled by business automation software that ensures if a specific parameter is met, only then can a function be carried out.
The world gold miner tokenizes assets and opens trading on the Simex and Coinsbit exchanges
In recent years we have seen a rush on the crypto market by investors large and small, drawn to the promise of colossal rewards by a plethora of emerging players. What followed was the widely publicized ‘Great Crypto Crash’ of 2018 that led many coins to either fail completely or struggle to recover fully.
BTCU – the Fastest and Complete Bitcoin?
BTCU blockchain enables smart contracts to facilitate decentralized applications and all crypto transactions across a peer-to-peer network.
Australian government issues national blockchain roadmap to help drive adoption
The government of Australia has today released a national blockchain roadmap to help drive the adoption of the technology in the country.
Southern Indian State to Launch Dedicated Blockchain Incubator
The southern Indian state of Telangana is to launch a dedicated blockchain incubator.
15 Top Human Resources Managers Launch DLT-Based Credentials Platform
Cornerstone, the National Student Clearinghouse, a trusted source for degree verification and enrollment verification, Velocity Career Labs, Upwork, SAP, and 11 other highly-reputed human resources management platforms have come together to launch a blockchain-powered non-profit dubbed Velocity Network Foundation. The primary objective of the non-profit is to create an open-source blockchain-based credentialing platform called the “Internet of Careers,” reports Ledger Insights on January 28, 2020.
Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Launches crypto voting scheme for fans
Paris St. Germain Football Club has just launched a crypto-token that allows fans to vote on a number of different aspects of the football club. The tokens will be available in a Pokemon Go style app, called Socios, and give fans a direct voice in club decisions.
Dubai Launching Crypto Valley in Tax-Free Zone – No Personal or Corporate Income Tax
A Dubai government authority has announced that it is launching a crypto valley in the country’s free zone where there is no personal or corporate income tax. With the help of its partners from the Swiss crypto valley, Dubai will offer a variety of services such as incubation for startups, coworking facilities, blockchain training, education, events, mentoring and funding.
U.S. regulatory uncertainty is the biggest issue for crypto firms, research interviews show
Interviews of crypto firms conducted by The Block shows – perhaps unsurprisingly – that regulatory uncertainty in the U.S. remains the top barrier for companies working in the crypto and digital asset space.
5 Industries That Get the Most out of Adopting Blockchain Right Now
When Bitcoin arrived in 2009, people were fascinated by the concept of cryptocurrencies and the brave new world they seemed to herald. However, it soon became apparent that digital coins were not a universal favorite: their success has been mixed, and mainstream adoption remains elusive.
Top Blockchain Layer 2 Solutions For dApps In 2020
The scalability problem within blockchain has seen the rise of layer 2 solutions that seek to solve a variety of scalability issues that exist within layer 1 blockchain platforms today. Take the payments area as an example, today it’s clear that if decentralized blockchain platforms are to compete against their centralized peers like Visa and PayPal, they need to work on increasing the number of transactions per second (TPS) they can handle.
ConsenSys to Build Global Trade Platform for Agribusiness Giants
Within the partnership, ConsenSys will build an Ethereum-based blockchain platform to digitize the post-trade finance industry and bring efficiencies and cost savings to the international agribusiness supply chain, Covantis said in a Jan. 23 press release.
Research Firm and Environmental Watch Dog Test World’s First Air Quality Ledger
Citing the inadequate weather data collection, an international partnership is testing the world’s first air quality ledger and trying to stem a global crisis.
UK Cricket Club Will Issue This Season’s Tickets Over a Blockchain
A county cricket club in the U.K. will use blockchain-based ticketing for all domestic and international fixtures played at its home ground in 2020.
The 5 Biggest Blockchain And Distributed Ledger Trends Everyone Should Be Watching In 2020
While it’s true that the media hype over blockchain, bitcoins, and distributed ledgers has died down, organizations continued to invest in research, development, and deployment of these technologies throughout 2019. This year will almost certainly be no different - Gartner analysts have once again highlighted blockchain as one of their top 10 technology trends for the coming year.
Blockchain Association Supports Telegram in Legal Battle With SEC
The Blockchain Association has filed an amicus curiae brief in response to litigation against Telegram initiated by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Singapore Gov’t, Mastercard and Mitsubishi Form Alliance to Digitize Trade
The Singapore government, along with an array of the world’s major financial and manufacturing companies, has formed an alliance to promote the adoption of digital technologies in trade and commerce.
Monerium to issue e-money on Algorand's proof-of-stake blockchain protocol
Blockchain startup Algorand is linking up with e-money services company Monerium, the two companies announced Monday.
Chinese Experts Suggest Using Blockchain Tech in ‘Social Credit’ System
Chinese technology experts held a seminar titled "Blockchain technology helps China's new social credit system" on Jan. 14. English-language news outlet China.org.cn reported on Jan. 22 that over 20 experts from universities, research institutes and businesses attended the event.
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